Fire Rock Pale Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

Fire Rock Pale AleFire Rock Pale Ale
BA SCORE
46.1%
Liked This Beer
3.62 w/ 2,390 ratings
Fire Rock Pale AleFire Rock Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
konabrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fire Rock Pale Ale is crisp, refreshing “Hawaiian-style” pale ale. Its signature copper color results from the unique blend of specialty roasted malts. The pronounced citrus-floral hop aroma comes from the liberal amounts of Galena, Cascade & Mt.Hood hops added to each brew.

35 IBU

Added by xlperro on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,768
Reviews:
687
Ratings:
2,390
Liked:
1,102
Avg:
3.62/5
pDev:
12.71%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
532
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,390 |  Reviews: 687
Photo of BraveGator
3.24/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Retroman40
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful amber color with a long lasting foamy head and significant lacing. Smell and taste are both light citrusy hops with a biscuit like malt background. While the taste leans a bit towards sweetness, the finish is very clean and perhaps slightly dry. The hops are perfectly balanced with the malt and give a very smooth mouthfeel with excellent carbonation. Overall this is a very solid beer. The moderate hopping and ABV as well as the smooth flavor make this an excellent beer to introduce your BMC drinking associates to something perhaps a little (OK, a lot) better. Bought a 1/6 keg for the house and can see keeping it in stock is going to be a problem!

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Photo of wmcgar01
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dfconnor
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really full and well-balanced flavor for a session beer. For this category it doesn't get much better.

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Photo of mcthfg
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phil-Fresh
3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle.

A: Amber color, clear, with smooth white uniform head.

A: Roasted malts, slightly sweet, with floral citrusy hop aromas.

T: Crisp, with rich malt flavors of caramel and toffee, moderately sweet, with floral hops and moderate hop bitterness, and a semi-dry finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Solid; the beer has an interesting caramel malt sweetness and floral citrusy hop character that drinks easy enough.

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Photo of luke12345
3.42/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Merticois
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On draft at Tiki's Grill & Bar in Waikiki. This is the life.

Orange body with an inch of frothy, tan head. Aromas of earthy pine and pale malts. Simple, drinkable, good pairing with spicy food. Ok.

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Photo of SoccerSeuss
3.82/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a variety pack 12 oz bottle into pint glass.

Amber color with smooth white head. Clear with nice carbonation.

Roasted malt with a hint of floral in the aroma.

Roasted toffe, sweet on the front with a hint of tang or bitterness on the back. Leaves a sweet aftertaste.

A nice pale ale. I've been impressed with this variety pack thus far, especially given I'm on vacation and though 'from Hawaii and I'm on the beach why not'

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Photo of Glowingz
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fisherbray
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andyjeigh
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nace4
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Satorn
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 98green
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nstygles
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Giggy
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Urk1127
4.49/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of richbossert
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rbrandt22
3.41/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of icemanls4
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It pours a pale light orange and leaves a half inch white foamy head in my nonic. Minimal light lacing is left and some carbonation is seen rising. The smell is centered around the malts, some light corn, hops are subdued. The taste is sweet around the malts. The palate is light with some light harshness on the tongue. It leaves a sweet aftertaste and a dry finish. Overall, this is just another standard pale ale.

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Photo of Roamer
4.18/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sitting out back barbecuing as the Memorial day weekend come to a close. This beer is smooth with a little hop bite. Very drinkable in this got Florida spring.

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Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 46.1% out of 100 with 2,390 ratings
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